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Microsoft KB Archive/107666

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SP2b NTDETECT Doesn't Recognize Submodel Bytes of IBM Thinkpad

Article ID: 107666

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1



This article was previously published under Q107666

SYMPTOMS

When U.S. Service Pack 2b for Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1 is installed on an IBM Thinkpad 755 or 360, you cannot write to a floppy disk.

CAUSE

NTDETECT that shipped with Service Pack 2b does not recognize submodel bytes on the IBM Thinkpad 755 or 360.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. This problem has been corrected in Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server version 3.5. This problem has also been corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):

   S E R V P A C K
                



The IBM products discussed here are manufactured by International Business Machines Corp., a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.


Additional query words: prodnt

Keywords: kbhardware KB107666